Critics Consensus: 50/50 is Certified Fresh
Plus, What's Your Number? is by the numbers, and Dream House and Courageous invite you to guess their Tomatometers.
Also opening this week in limited release:
- Take Shelter, starring Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain in a drama about a small town family man who has terrifying visions of a deadly storm, is at 97 percent.
- Benda Bilili!, a documentary about a remarkable band of street musicians from Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is at 89 percent.
- My Joy, a surreal drama about a Russian truck driver who finds himself in a dark netherworld comprised of people representative of the country's history, is at 89 percent.
- You Don't Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantanamo, a doc about a Canadian citizen who was methodically interrogated after being accused of terrorism, is at 88 percent.
- Tucker & Dale vs Evil, a horror/comedy about a pair of hillbillies who are mistaken for psycho killers, is Certified Fresh at 86 percent (check out star Alan Tudyk's Five Favorite Films here).
- Margaret, starring Anna Paquin and Matt Damon in a drama about a high school student who guiltily believes she caused a fatal bus crash, is at 50 percent.
- American Teacher, a doc that follows four teachers who work in economically depressed areas, is at 50 percent.
- Sarah Palin: You Betcha!, Nick Broomfield's gotcha doc about the 2008 vice presidential candidate, is at 35 percent.
- Bunraku, starring Josh Hartnett and Woody Harrelson in a stylized period action flick about a drifter and a warrior who team up to take down an evil warlord, is at 21 percent.